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CSPAN
Nov 11, 2012 11:00pm EST
other generations calling us apathetic, spoon-fed and directionless, and i went away feeling inspired that our generation, you know, does want to fix this country, does want to fix this world. i don't know if it is going to happen overnight. our world is changing every day. i think the way we communicate, the way we affect change is doing different things. my father and mother who grew up in the 1960 as a -- 1960's, we are not out there in the streets protesting. we spread information and communication in a much different way. >> where did you grow up? >> i was born in d.c., i grew up in connecticut, went to school in new hampshire. >> what was the atmosphere in your family? what did your parents do? >> my mother was a journalist, she was a science writer. she wrote for the washington post for a number of years. >> what was her name? >> christine heineman. my father worked for general electric, and he now teaches up in boston. >> wasn't his father also well known? i learned this from you, but thousand how did they fit into the path? >> my parents and grandparents are amazing people. i
CSPAN
Nov 12, 2012 12:00am EST
leveson inquiry. >> and i look forward to all of us having the opportunity to work together in the public interest to get this right. now, mr. speaker, this week the deputy prime minister send an e-mail to his party members. and it he describes the task of finding childcare as a real nightmare. isn't it clear that cutting the childcare element of tax credit has made that nightmare worse for parents? >> i think it is help many people who have struggled to make ends meet, to pay for chucky. the fact it is this government that is providing 15 hours of free preschool support for every -- no government has done that before. it is this government as of next april that will be providing 50 after preschool support and childcare to some of the poorest two-year-olds in the country. know whether government has done that before. it is this government that is taking 2 million people on low pay out of paying any income tax altogether. that's a record i'm proud of. >> the deputy prime minister has shown himself to be completely out of touch. shop-vathe reality is many parte working parents are ha
CSPAN
Nov 11, 2012 8:00pm EST
people and other generations were calling us directionless. and i walked away feeling inspired. that our generation does want to fix this country, does want to fix this world. and i don't know if it's going to happen overnight. i think our world is changing every day and i think the way we communicate, the way we effect change is going to be different than my father and my mother who grew up in the 60's. we're not out there in the streets protesting. i think we communicate and spread information in a much different way. >> so where did you grow up? >> i grew up -- i was born in d.c. i grew up in connecticut, went to school in new hampshire. >> what was the atmosphere of your family? what did your parents do? >> my mother was a journalist actually. she was a science writer. she wrote for the "washington post." >> was -- >> christine russell. she kept her maiden name. my dad is a lawyer. he started in the public sector. and then ended his career for 20 years working for general electric. and now teaches up in boston. >> this is the well-known ben hineman. wasn't his father also well kn
CSPAN
Nov 12, 2012 10:00am EST
joining us. it will leave it there. and that is our show today on the "washington journal", and we will see you right back here tomorrow at 7:00 a.m. "washington journal >> here's a look at some of our lives programming. they're talking about the gun without cancer program. he concedes that live at 1:00 p.m. eastern. this will be like that three caught 30 p.m. eastern. later this afternoon we are back here for a speech by u2 lead singer bono. coverage begins at 6:00 p.m. eastern here on c-span. >> 2013 should be the year began to sell off our debts and entitlement reform. it to be in a manner that ensures that 2013 is finally the year that our government comes to grips with the major problems that are facing us. >> i am open to compromise and to ideas. i am committed to solving our fiscal challenges. i refuse to accept any approach that is not a balance. i'm not going to ask students and seniors to pay down the entire deficit with people like me making over $280,000 are not asked to pay a dime more in taxes. >> the current congress still has work to do through the end of the year. work
CSPAN
Nov 11, 2012 9:35pm EST
parties get together in the national interest to clear out the mess that labor left us, particularly in driving unemployment down, let me just pick one constituent city, in corby, it went down 4.6% last month. >> for the first time in my parliamentary career, i wholeheartedly agree with him. let's just savor and treasure this moment. because i suspect it will be very, very rare, indeed. but i like it when i heard the honorable member had been sent to a jungle to eat insects, i thought despite the appearance of civility from my new chief whip this indicated a new disciplinaryian approach in our whip's office and i totally agree with him we are doing a great job together to fix the economy and great jobs for people in the future and that's a great shared endeavor. >> you've been watching prime minister's questions from the british house of commons. question time airs live on c-span 2 every wednesday at 7:00 a.m. eastern when the house of commons is in session, and again on sunday nights at 9:00 p.m. eastern and pacific on c-span. next week, members are out for a short autumn re-recess. qu
CSPAN
Nov 12, 2012 5:00pm EST
is us complicated questions about obscure subcommittees, but in general the macro narrative about these chairmanships is that the house republicans, way back in 1994 when they came out of the minority for the first time in 40 years, one of their reforms is to impose six-year term limits. they felt the old democratic system in place from the late 1950's through the early 1990's of seniority being paramount and these old white guys taking the gavels in their 50's and hanging on to them until their 70's was a bad idea. they imposed these limits and they have stuck. as a result there will be another generational turnover on the house side. not so much the senate side. >> what is fortunate point out is that there will be a certain amount of turnover. it is kind of like what happened in california. they just start running for other offices. you know that is one of the reasons the young mayor of los angeles. you know, it does inject a lost talent into positions you would not necessarily think of, but it does create problems because some of the people with seniority expect to be defered t
CSPAN
Nov 12, 2012 12:00pm EST
system. it is impossible for us to keep an accurate accounting of how many did not. i will tell you that at the board of veterans' appeals, we keep track of the claims that are returned. it breaks down how many claims every year. they did not break them down by the power of attorney for each organization. >> my bet is your offices are doing a great job. if it is working so successfully, maybe there is an opportunity to streamline its even more. if your are having a very high success rate, maybe there is a way to look at the process and slim it down a little bit. your rate of success should be a benefit to you and the veterans who are receiving it. we asked them for the number yesterday it. we expect to receive them shortly. >> we share that with us individually? that would help us make the case for why your service officers can process this. i'm a the be a duplicate some of the work. it is like maybe we can cut some of that bout. maybe you can get some comments on this. i know it is a big issue. we are shoveling on the armed services committee. we have been successful in getting mental h
CSPAN
Nov 11, 2012 9:00pm EST
grips with the problems that are facing us. >> i'm open to compromise. i'm open to new ideas. i'm committed to solving our fiscal challenges. but i refuse to accept any approach that isn't balanced. i'm not going to ask students and seniors and middle class families to pay down the entire deficit while people like me making over $250,000 aren't asked to pay a dime more in taxes. >> the newly elected congress starts work in january but the current congress still has work to do through the end of the year in what's typically referred to as a lame duck session. work is expected on the impending fiscal cliff, including the bush tax cuts, the deficit, and raising the debt ceiling and by how much and planned cuts to military spending also known as sequestration. follow the house debates with live coverage on c-span and the senate on c-span 2. >> deputy british prime minister and liberal democrat leader nick clegg answered questions wednesday during prime minister's questions. prime minister david cameron was away on a trip to the gulf. they congratulated president obama for winning the
CSPAN
Nov 12, 2012 12:35am EST
time in my parliamentary career i wholeheartedly agree with him. [laughter] let us favor and treasure this moment. [laughter] because i suspect it will be very, very rare indeed. but when i heard the honorable member had been sent to a jungle with insects, i thought that despite the appearance of civility from our new chief whip, this indicates a new disciplinarian approach in the chief whip's office. i agree with and we're doing a great job to go to fix the econ >> next week, members are out for a short autumn recess. question time returns on wednesday, november 21, 20123. watch "any time" at c-span "org where you can find british prime minister's questions and other public affairs programs. >> prime minister david cameron gives a speech at the lord mayor banquet. >> i enjoy watching book tv and the rebroadcast of various television news programs. c-span provides end-to-end coverage of events and the kind of editing you see from other programs and gives you an opportunity to consume the news and information and make up my own mind about what's going on. c-span is a great way to get a
CSPAN
Nov 12, 2012 7:00am EST
probe on the cia director. give us a call -- host: you can also catch up with us on all of your favorite social media sites, twitter, facebook, an e-mail. a very good morning to you. we want to take you right to the story that is leading the major papers this morning, the resignation and fallout over the cia director, david petraeus. the timeline shows that the fbi discovered the affair in summer. high-level officials and the justice department were notified in late summer that fbi agents had uncovered what appeared to be an extramarital affair involving the director of the agency. law enforcement officials did not notify anyone outside the fbi or justice department until last week because the investigation was incomplete and there were initial concerns about possible security breaches. host: another story from "the washington post" this morning. the headline, "probe of the petraeus investigation." we want to take you to one of those lawmakers now, congressman peter king, he was on "state of the union" this week, expressing concerns over when the fbi, the white house, and member
CSPAN
Nov 12, 2012 2:00am EST
and immigration reform. i sound like i am preaching the take time out from the campaign and let us in the media start talking about the issues and informing people about climate change, inform people about the fiscal cliff, about immigration reform and stop the speculation about joe biden or hillary clinton or andrew cuomo or marco rubio. let's pass a law. you cannot talk about it until 2015. host: we will talk about that. good morning. hard to imagine that a guy who is making millions is paying tax. i am a republican. the tax code has to be taken to the smithsonian institute because the lobbyists have ruined this country. all and come should be ordinary income and it should be taxed as such. people get their original deduction, 10% from mortgage interest or wherever they want. everything else is taxed, and to pay down the debt. that is what congress has to do. it is not this loophole or that loophole. it is all the loopholes. it has to be ordinary and that is the only way. healthcare has to be taken off the back of industry. i am sure you have a tax code that gets rid of corporate ta
Search Results 0 to 11 of about 12 (some duplicates have been removed)